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Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Efficient Cooling During and After the Global Pandemic
Time Description Room / Location Level / Floor Documents
15:00

​Title: Efficient Cooling During and After the Global Pandemic

 Co-organizers are: Climate and Clean Air Coalition, France (TBC), Japan, Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development, and International Solar Alliance.​

Link to the online side event: https://unep.webex.com/unep/onstage/g.php?MTID=ea87fb9c189f8c032d1b7c85e173ae10e​

Abstract: This side event will explore various key linkages between COVID-19 and efficient cooling relating to health, economic recovery, job creation, and food security. Experts will discuss how the cold chain is necessary to improving health resilience, reducing critical respiratory vulnerabilities, and protecting medical supply and delivery. They will further discuss how ending environmentally harmful dumping of inefficient appliances is key to avoiding high energy bills for consumers and health providers during a time of economic hardships; how buyers’ clubs can generate and maintain jobs and promote access to the best available technologies; and evaluate how varying approaches to end-of-lifecycle HFC management impact global development and sustainability. 

 

For questions please contact:
Trina Thorbjornsen
Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development
tthorbjornsen@igsd.org​​​

Time (EAT Nairobi): 15:00 - 16:00​ ​

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